RULES FOR SCIENTIFIC PAPERS
The author’s material submitted for publication (the manuscript of the article) must be original, unpublished earlier in other printed publications and correspond to the subject of the journal.
All materials are submitted to the editorial office in paper or electronic form (in the form of files on disk or sent by e-mail).
To publish an article, authors must submit the following materials and documents to the editorial office:
- application for publication (Appendix 1);
- the text of the manuscript signed by all authors, including the abstract in Russian and English, signed tables and figures;
- files of all submitted materials (submitted to the editor on disk or sent by e-mail).
The requirements for authors established by the editorial board of the journal are given in the appendix to this order. (Appendix 2).
1. Procedure for reviewing, reviewing, approving and rejecting manuscripts of articles sent for publication in the Scientific and Technical Journal "Radioactive Waste»
1.1 The Scientific and Technical Journal "Radioactive Waste" publishes: articles, review articles, reports, reports, reviews, short scientific reports (letters to the editor), informational publications on the subject of the journal, including bibliography and personalities.
1.2. The materials sent by the authors (articles, short scientific reports, etc.) must have permission to be published in the mass media.
1.3. All articles submitted to the editorial board are registered in the editorial office of the journal.
1.4. The editorial board confirms to the author (if there is a team of authors – the author authorized to conduct correspondence) the receipt of the manuscript no later than 10 days after its receipt.
1.5. The editorial board organizes the review of submitted manuscripts. The journal publishes only manuscripts whose text is recommended by independent experts (reviewers). As reviewers, reputable scientists in this field are involved, who give a reasoned conclusion about the scientific value of the submitted material and its compliance with the requirements of the journal.
1.6. The editorial board of the journal independently determines the reviewer. The names of reviewers are not reported to the authors. The decision on the selection of specific reviewers is made by the editor-in-Chief or an authorized member of the editorial board. Review is carried out within 2 months from the date of receipt of the manuscript to the editorial office. Reviewers are not allowed to make copies of manuscripts for their archives and transfer them in whole or in part to third parties without the consent of the editor-in-chief of the journal or his deputy.
1.7. Based on the results of the review, the editorial board of the journal makes a decision on the publication or rejection of the manuscript. The reviewer’s comments are not subject to publication or disclosure in any other way without the consent of the reviewer, the author and the editor-in-chief. Members of the editorial board and reviewers do not have the right to discuss the author’s materials publicly or express their ideas before the publication of the manuscript. Members of the Editorial Board and reviewers do not have the right to disclose information about manuscripts (information about the receipt, content, review process, critical comments of reviewers and the final decision) to anyone other than the authors and reviewers of this work.
1.8. If it is necessary to improve the author’s material, a copy of the comments made by the reviewers is sent to the author or the author authorized to conduct correspondence. Authors should make all necessary corrections to the text from their point of view, and justify their position on unaccounted corrections and comments on all comments in a response letter to the editor. In agreement with the editorial board, authors can only send an electronic version of the revised version of the manuscript by e-mail.
1.9. Articles accepted for publication are edited. Minor corrections of a stylistic, nomenclatural or formal nature are made to the article without the consent of the authors. If it is necessary to make technical changes to the electronic form of the article (format of figures, presentation of graphs, etc.), the authors must comply with the requirements of the editorial board as soon as possible.
1.10. After typing, the article is sent to the authors for proofreading and must be returned to the editorial office within a certain period of time. In the author’s proofreading, only corrections of errors made during typing and minor changes in the text and tables are allowed.
1.11. The date of acceptance of the manuscript for publication is the date of receipt of the version that meets all the requirements of the journal. Revised manuscripts returned to the editorial office more than 3 months after being sent from the editorial office are registered as new and receive a new date of receipt.
1.12. The order of publication is determined by the date of acceptance for printing. The deadline for publication is reported to the authors. Work recognized by the editorial Board and highly significant priority and articles requiring rapid publication for reasons affecting the interests of the authors and accepted by the editorial Board of focus are published out of order, if the process of preparing the manuscript will require substantial rework.
1.13. The Editorial Board reserves the right to reject the article for the following reasons:
- is a mismatch between the profile of the magazine;
- insufficient significance of the results obtained;
- unclear formulation of the goals and objectives of the study;
- inconsistency with the current level of research;
- insufficient validity of the conclusions of the literature or the results of experimental materials;
- the described results have already been published quite fully by the authors of the article or other researchers;
- unsatisfactory literary qualities of the article and / or its design;
- non-compliance of the design with the "Requirements for authors" (paragraphs 2, 3);
- in the version received by the editorial board after two-time revision by the authors, they are not taken into account (without appropriate justification) all comments of the reviewer.
1.14. In case of refusal to publish an article, the editorial board sends the author a reasoned refusal within 3 months from the date of receipt of the manuscript. Rejected materials are destroyed.
1.15. The editorial staff does not have the right to use the information obtained while working with manuscripts for personal purposes.
2. Requirements for the design of manuscripts of articles sent for publication in the Scientific and Technical Journal "Radioactive Waste»
2.1. The title of the manuscript of the article should correspond to its content and should be as brief as possible.
2.2. The volume of the article-no more than 20 pages of A4 format. If necessary, the article can be divided into parts and published sequentially in a number of issues. Within 3 months from the date of receipt of the manuscript of the article, the editorial board officially informs the authors of its decision regarding its publication. In case of a positive decision, a month before the publication of the issue of the journal, the editorial board sends the author to check the text of the article in Adobe Acrobat format. Significant changes and additions to the layout are not allowed. If the author, for reasons beyond the control of the editorial board, did not sign the layout of the article in the period specified in the cover letter, the editorial board reserves the right to sign the article in the press.
All articles are published free of charge.
2.3. Structure of the article The article begins with the UDC index, followed by its title, initials and surnames of the authors (the order of listing authors in the list should be determined based on the decision of all co-authors) , the name of the organization in which they work and its location (country, city). Then follow: abstract (up to ½ typewritten page), keywords (no more than 10) and the text of the article. The text must contain references to illustrative material (figures, tables, diagrams, graphs). In the "Gratitude" section, indicate the names, surnames and patronymics (in agreement with them) of the specialists who assisted in conducting research and preparing materials, their role and contribution to this work. Then a list of references is provided, which should be issued in accordance with GOST R 7.0.5-2008. At the end is given:
- title (eng.);
- list of authors-surnames, first names and patronymics, indicating the place of work (Eng.);
- abstract (eng.);
- key words (in English).
3. Requirements for the electronic version of the article
3.1. The electronic and paper versions of the article must be identical.
3.2. When writing content for the magazine using a computer is recommended to save the information in file format:
Text editors: Microsoft Word for Windows version 6. The text of article is typed with the following rules:
- typing in Times New Roman font size 14, at 1.5 intervals on a standard A4 page;
- type text without forced hyphenation;
- word discharges are not allowed;
- diagrams, tables, figures and references to literature are numbered in the order they are mentioned in the text. All diagrams, tables, and figures should be referenced in the text. Only those formulas and equations that are referenced in the text should be numbered.
Formulas are inserted using the Equation Editor (Math Type) and must be in an editable form;
– in the numerical values of the decimal digits is separated with a comma;
- page numbering is continuous (the first page is numbered) at the bottom in the center.
Graphic materials should be additionally presented in separate files. The file name must contain the number of the drawing. Bitmaps should only be saved and processed in TIFF format. The actual size of the drawing (as in the manuscript) must have a resolution of 300 dpi (dots per inch) for color (RGB or CMYK), black and white (Greyscale) and at least 600 dpi for drawings in Bitmap format.
Vector drawings (including diagrams) must be provided in the format of the program in which they were created: Excel, CorelDRAW, adobeillustrator. If the drawing was created in another program, you must additionally save the drawing files in Enhanced Windows Metafile (EMF), Windows Metafile (WMF), Encapsulated Postscript (EPS), or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.